Since its inception, plywood as a building material has become ubiquitous in Indian homes. With its versatility, it can be applied to make furniture, cabinets, wall panelling and more. It owes its popularity to the fact that it can be used in both exterior and interior areas of a house.
When you are building yourself a home with the best interiors or simply renovating it to suit your changing sensibilities, it will bode well for you in the future to choose the correct plywood for specific areas of the house. It’ll help you save on future repairs, proving to be a wise investment . Keep reading to know which grade of plywood should be used in which area of the house.
1. For the living room
The living room is often the center of the
house where every family member sits down to spend quality time with each
other. It should have a welcoming vibe, decorated with strong furniture and
decoration pieces. The best suitable plywood for this area would be Moisture
Resistant or MR grade plywood. Also known as commercial grade plywood, it is
well-known as a favourite of designers due to its strength and cost-effective
nature. It is resistant to water though not completely waterproof, which
explains the reason for its affordability. It is perfect for sofas, cabinets,
small tables and other furniture pieces that you require in the area.
a) CenturyPly WIN MR - CenturyPly WIN MR is made from imported seasoned hardwood and bonded with urea melamine formaldehyde under computer controlled temperature so that they offer advantages almost at par with BWR grade wood panels, but at a much lesser cost.
b) CenturyPly Club Prime - If you want to upgrade to a grade of plywood with more strength and all around protection from moisture, you can choose Boiling Waterproof or BWP grade plywood. Made with the revolutionary GLP technology, CenturyPly BWP grade plywood is completely waterproof and borer and termite proof to give you the peace of mind you deserve.
2. For the kitchen
The kitchen is the part of the house where most of the hustle-bustle takes place on an everyday-basis. The presence of food items, wooden cabinets, plastic bottles and other flammable material in the area makes it highly prone to fire-hazards. The most suitable plywood for a kitchen is specialty plywood with high fire-retardant properties. This ensures that you and your loved ones are always protected from unforeseen disasters.
CenturyPly Firewall - It is made with nano engineered particles for high resistance to fires. Made with special GLP that makes it borer and termite proof, this plywood will safeguard your kitchen area and your family from any fire disasters.
3. For the bedroom
One room in the house that is arguably the most important is the bedroom. Afterall, this is the area where you unwind after a long day at work or simply retire to rest for the day.The bedroom becomes a part of your identity and should be decorated with design elements that reflect your personality to the ‘T’ while at the same time, offers you a sense of security, peace and luxury. Use the best quality plywood for every furniture piece that will go in your bedroom. Boiling Waterproof or BWP grade plywood is recommended.
a) CenturyPly Architect Ply - Architect Ply is a premium product from the house of CenturyPly. It is made from exclusive hardwood species bonded with BWP grade synthetic resin. This, clubbed with the revolutionary GLP technology, makes it 100% borer and termite proof. It also undergoes pre-pressing that ensures homogeneous spread of moisture and adhesive, thus making it warp free. Besides having a higher face thickness and no core gaps, this products comes with a lifetime warranty.
b) CenturyPly Club Prime
4. For the bathroom
Boiling Waterproof or BWP grade plywood should be used in areas that experience high exposure to moisture and water for prolonged durations. This plywood, especially suitable for areas such as bathrooms, are prone from water damage and provide long lasting durability.
Ply recommendation: CenturyPly Club Prime
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